DUTAM PLUS TABLET

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Composition for DUTAM PLUS NA TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Substitutes for DUTAM PLUS

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Medicine Overview of DUTAM PLUS TABLET

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Uses of DUTAM PLUS TABLET

Dutam plus tablet is used in the treatment of depression
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Side effects of DUTAM PLUS TABLET

Common

Sleepiness, Increased heart rate, Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dry mouth, Constipation.

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How to use DUTAM PLUS TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dutam plus tablet at a fixed time.

How DUTAM PLUS TABLET works

Dutam plus tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on DUTAM PLUS TABLET

Expert advice for DUTAM PLUS TABLET

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Nortriptyline to start working.
  • You should continue the treatment for at least 6 months after you feel better to stop depression from coming back.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Nortriptyline, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Nortriptyline, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Nortriptyline is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
Warnings
Special precautions for DUTAM PLUS TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Dutam plus tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dutam plus tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
LINOWIN 2MG INJECTION, MEZOLAM 7.5MG INJECTION, TRAMAZAC HP 50MG INJECTION, BENADRYL DR DRY COUGH ACTIVE RELIEF SYRUP

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Nortriptyline, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DUTAM PLUS NA TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Nortriptyline

Q. Is nortriptyline an MAOI/SSRI?
No, they belong to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant
Q. Is nortriptyline same as amitryptiline?
Nortriptyline and amitriptyline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Is nortriptyline safe?
Nortriptyline is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. What is nortriptyline/Sensival used for?
Nortriptyline is used for the treatment of depression and nocturnal bed wetting (enuresis) in children
Q. Is nortriptyline like xenan?
No, xenan belongs to class of medication called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Q. Is nortriptyline a controlled substance?
No, Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take nortriptyline with ibubrufen/citalopram/ gabapentin/tramadol/hydrocodone/codeine/zopiclone/ clonazepam/Ambien (zolpidem)/Nyquil (antihistaminic)?
No possible interaction has been reported with these drugs. Patients should follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Does nortriptyline cause weight loss/gain, acne, sleepiness, hair loss, dry mouth, memory loss?
Nortriptyline may cause weight gain/loss, loss of hair, dry mouth. Always consult your doctor regarding possible side effects
Q. Can nortriptyline be used for treating pain (back pain)?
No, it is used to treat depression and nocturnal bed wetting.
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